If no party comes forward, the governor can invite the single largest party to form the government, said Anant Kalse, former secrertary of the state legislature.
Interacting with journalists at the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) here, he said whenever there was a rise of authoritarianism, institutions became the first casualty and that last month's Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls had shown that there was a self-corrective instinct in a democracy.
To a query, the Maratha strongman said he had no idea about the decision taken by the Congress on the political situation in Maharashtra
Amid the stalemate continuing over government formation in the state, Raut told reporters that no fresh proposal has been received from the BJP or sent to it.
WhatsApp had informed the Indian government in September that 121 Indian users were targeted by the Israeli spyware Pegasus, but IT ministry contended that the information provided was inadequate.
After witnessing below-expectation Assembly election results in Haryana and Maharashtra in October, the ruling BJP is recalibrating its strategy amid challenge from JMM, Congress
A six-member Congress delegation arrived here on Sunday to take stock of the situation in Manipur arising out of the Naga peace talks and gather the opinions of people and party leaders on the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Addressing a press conference here, Congress spokesman Pawan Kheda said, "Not once or twice, but the Congress party diluted article 370 as many as 12 times, but without letting any controversy break out."
In the clip that has gone viral, Yediyurappa purportedly can be heard mentioning the disqualification of rebel Congress-JDS MLAs and the alleged involvement of the BJP's central leadership.
Ajit, who was deputy chief minister in the previous Congress-NCP government, also said on Saturday that the two parties have maintained right from the day of Assembly poll results (October 24) that they will sit in opposition.
By virtue of being appointed the CLP leader, Hooda will be the Leader of Opposition in the newly-constituted assembly, AICC Haryana in-charge Ghulam Nabi Azad said at a press conference here.
Maharashtra will have chief minister from the Shiv Sena, senior party leader Sanjay Raut said.
Pawar said the people of the state have asked his party to sit in the opposition, as reflected in the election results, and it will do the same.
Talking to reporters here, he said there has been no talks yet between the BJP and the Sena on government formation.
The farmer, Srikant Vishnu Gadale, a resident of Vadmauli in Kej taluka, has expressed this wish in a letter submitted to the office of Beed collector on Thursday.
Taking a dig at the former Congress chief, Rao said the entire world came to India for meditation but he was travelling abroad frequently.
The party's Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka units will see a change of guard in the coming months, a Congress functionary said
Facebook-owned WhatsApp said Indian journalists and human rights activists were among those globally spied upon by unnamed entities using an Israeli sypware Peagasus.
Adopting a harsh tone, it accused the BJP of enacting "second act" of the "use and throw" policy while dealing with its ally.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Vice President Hamid Ansari, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot were among those who paid floral tributes to the late prime minister at a remembrance ceremony held at Shakti Sthal.
Congress general secretary organisation K C Venugopal said in a statement that the protests against the BJP Government's 'misrule' would be carried out at all state capitals and district headquarters.
Patil's comments came amid talks of possibility of the NCP backing the Shiv Sena in government formation, as the Uddhav Thackeray-led party's relationship with ally BJP seems to have strained over the issue of power sharing in the next state government.
The Shiv Sena's poll symbol 'bow and arrow' is seen hanging over the BJP's symbol 'lotus'. in the cartoon, released by NCP spokesperson Clyde Crasto.
Amid demand by ally Shiv Sena for the top post on rotational basis, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis is likely to be elected as the leader of the BJP legislature party.
The state has a 230-member legislative assembly